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£ 15,000

MK 2 Escort YB Cosworth 500 BHP Trades Welcome



Brand-new build several years ago, and unused, since,  has just gone onto the test bench and can be seen and heard running

Many receipts with the engine from new parts from renowned names, like John Wilcox, Burton Power, KAM developments Ltd, etc.

See receipt in photos from Newman Cams

by an ex-Rallytune technician. Extensive use of new parts - including:

Newman billet BD14 fast road camshafts

Cosworth forged pistons

Formula Atlantic satellite tipped valves (1.275"/1.080" )

Isky spec valve springs

Cosworth drive pulleys

Camshaft tensioner assemblies

ARP2000 con rod bolt's

Dual drain crankshaft front cover

Arrow Cam buckets

CNC machined oil filler cap & thermostat housing

+ much,much more.......

Built using a BDG cam carrier & low mileage cylinder head,this engine was built for torque & reliability, & is absolutely mint & ready to use.

Requiring only carbs/inlet manifolds & appropriate clutch assembly, the engine comes with lightened flywheel, competition 4 branch exhaust manifold (mint), Lucas distributor, high pressure/high capacity oil pump (with oil cooler take off) & Escort 1600 Block type: Cast,691M – square caps.Bore size: 83.50 nominal.Standard deck height
Crankshaft: Cast,77.62mm .main bearing journals @ -0.020”, big end journals @ -0.010”,thrusts @ std
Main bearings: Glacier M5195
Big end bearings: Glacier B2081
Thrust washers: Glacier W2081
Con rods: Cast,2737E.Balanced end to end.Fitted ARP2000 cap bolts Pistons: Cosworth forged ‘Rally’
Cylinder head gasket: Composite,single layer
Cylinder head: Low mileage,standard 1600 3 stud exhaust bda,refaced by 0.010”.
33cc combustion chambers.Fitted new guide liners.Formula Atlantic spec valves – Inlets 1.275”/Exhausts 1.080”.Isky spec race valve springs (double).Titan steel retainers.Double front oil drain.Special spun alloy rear block to head breather tube.Pressure tested.C/R 10.66/1
Cam carrier: BDG. Arrow cam followers.Standard bdg strengthening between 1st & 2nd bearing journals.Nos 1 & 2 exhaust journals fitted phosphor bronze bearings.
Camshafts: Newman billet BD14.Timed @ 110 degrees. 62/22 22/62 Fast road/sprint spec. Cam pulleys: Cosworth cast
Oil pump: High pressure,high capacity
Flywheel: Standard Mk1 (cast),lightened,inertia ring gear.
Sump: Escort
New sundry parts at build (further to the majority of above): Front cover,bottom crank cam belt pulley (steel),auxillary cam pulley,fixed idler assy,adjuster pulley assy,complete Titan poly-vee belt kit,billet alloy oil filler cap,billet alloy thermostat housing,12off exhaust manifold studs,water pump,ARP cam pulley retaining bolts,Gates cam belt
The engine has been built by Rob Waddington (ex Rallytune) to provide maximum torque and reliability,and only requires suitable clutch assembly,carbs & inlet manifolds.Complete with as new large bore competition exhaust manifold.

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Item Location: Ireland
Seller: Hoonican Racing
Joined December 2023
  Alex Sweeney
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Country: Ireland
City: Meath
Phone: 00353830032659
Condition Used
Trade or Private: Private
Price: £15,000
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Added: 30/12/2023
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